MACCH seeking $19.2 million for emergency rental assistance

Rising rents and dwindling availability have created the perfect storm in the metro’s housing market. Now, another lifeline could be extended if more federal relief is approved for emergency rental assistance. The Metro Area Continuum of Care for the Homeless has already gotten nearly $17 million for emergency rental assistance. But the non-profit says they … Read more

Toronto condo owners slapped with big special fees

234 Albion Rd., Toronto. In Ontario, condo boards are not required to hold a referendum or even a public meeting on special assessments.Zillow Condo owners at two Toronto buildings have been hit by demands for huge sums of money above their regular fees, something industry insiders say may become a wider problem even among newer … Read more

COVID-19, influenza levels dipped to end year | Local News

MANKATO — South-central Minnesota’s decline in COVID-19 cases continued as 2022 wound to a close, while influenza followed the same downward pattern statewide. The nine south-central counties combined for 156 new cases between Dec. 25-31, according to Minnesota Department of Health data, a 3.1% decline from the previous week. It was the fourth straight week … Read more

Budgeting mistake costs Amherst taxpayers $1.7 million | Economics

AMHERST,  Wis. – (WAOW) Taxpayers in Amherst will now have to face a nearly $1.7 million dollar school tax hike. The tax is based off of property taxes, and the reaction from the community was not pleasant. “I just hope everybody understands what they did to the residents out there by not applying the premium … Read more